Should schoolboys be allowed to have long hair

Essay by lihaobd May 2008

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Should schoolboys be allowed to have long hair?


With the development of society, people's lives have undergone tremendous changes in many aspects. New lifestyle, new ideas and new culture impact on the manner of thinking. As the forefront of the times, the young people are the leader and follower of the trend. An increasing number of young people challenge the traditional dress code by wearing the personality clothes. For example, they often wear broken jeans rather than wearing the suits; the girls like their hair dyed colors to highlight the personality rather than to be a good girl in family; boys have begun to wear earring and have long hair to make them different. Facing of these changes, many people can not accept, especially the elderly. They think that these behaviors break the social ethics, and corrupt the social morality. But a growing number of people have started to understand this phenomenon from different perspectives.

In this essay, I will focus on one aspect - should boys are allowed to stay long hair? In my opinion, schoolboys also can have long hair like girls, and the school has not the right to interfere. But some people insist opposite idea that it is not right of schoolboys to have long hair. So firstly I will introduce their basic standpoints, then I shall refute these ideas one by one according to gave my reasons and some examples.


Actually, in modern times, people formed a traditional aesthetic standards. It is the male should have a short hair, while long hair is the exclusive preserve of women. Short hair for men is even more dynamic、spirit and clean. When seeing a long-haired man, it will be the first impression that he is not a good man because it is a violation of this...